Doctors have used electrical muscle stimulation in physical therapy for ages to help bring injured & atrophied muscles back to life. SmartMio is now bringing this treatment to the public to help users engage their muscles during workouts and make it all trackable by Android & iOS. When your desired muscle group is trying to rest during you workout, they get zapped by electrodes, reminding you to “engage.”
The Apollo pant from L.A-based cycling clothier Lunis is made with a blend of nylon, polyester and elastane, offering the technical performance of adventure gear but with tailored styling that transitions easily from the bike lane to the morning meeting.
Adidas with a footwear first: the limited edition Samba Primeknit soccer shoe is knitted from a single piece of yarn; a construction said to yield a “second-skin” fit. It is also more flexible while retaining the strength needed for playing serious fútbol. Available March 17th.
Electric bikes are everywhere but this new one with fat tires will take effortless biking off-road. This 60-pound electric-assisted beast from Surface 604 Bikes has 4-inch wide tires that’ll sling mud for 20 miles on a charge and hit speeds of 20MPH.
Garmin makes some of the best GPS & training watches. Their latest, fēnix 2, combines all the best tech & features they’ve got to become arguably the best sport-adventure watch out: waterproof to 50 meters, 50 hour battery life in GPS mode & five weeks in watch mode. It has an ANT+ radio to pair with sensors like heart rate, cadence, temperature, power meter, etc, plus Bluetooth 4.0 for pairing with sensors & your smartphone.
Finally, a company called Tribod has developed something better than leaky masks and snorkels that also suck in water with the air. Easybreath is the first full-face snorkeling mask with a wide 180º view that makes breathing underwater as easy and natural as it is on land.
Instead of buying two different gas-powered vehicles to pollute the forest air, the Mountain Horse Snow Bike kit lets you convert your dirt bike into a snowmobile, effectively giving you two vehicles in one, each perfectly suited to their respective season. It’s also much lighter than a regular snowmobile and easier to wheelie, too. via
If you live somewhere that winter stuff like snowstorms still happen, the Bikeboard will keep you in the saddle through what would normally be the off-season. It’s a small ski that mounts to your bike’s front tire allowing you to pedal through packed powder.
Leatherman’s latest stainless steel multi-tool is made with snowboarders in mind, so it has a beer opener. There are also some other tools somebody might need. And unlike your 5-oz. tube of personal lubricant, this tool is TSA compliant.